The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 555 508 513
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +5
Contract jobs citing STL 82 105 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.76% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 82 55
Median daily rate £580 £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £701 £675 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 6
Median hourly rate £42.45 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £37.50 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.35 £38.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -10.00%
STL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14245 13841 13578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.95% 27.28% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10097 9095 9047
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 180 190
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £18.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing STL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in England

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in England

STL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -36 55 £600 +2.12% 10
South East -14 15 £350 +4.47% 12
South West +3 11 - - 2
East of England - 1 - - 3
STL
UK

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing STL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for STL.

1 156 (98.11%) C++
2 98 (61.64%) Linux
3 91 (57.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 85 (53.46%) Unix
5 82 (51.57%) Oracle
6 79 (49.69%) Multithreading
7 78 (49.06%) SQL
8 73 (45.91%) OO
9 72 (45.28%) Software Engineering
10 56 (35.22%) Perl
11 49 (30.82%) Python
12 42 (26.42%) SDLC
13 40 (25.16%) OLTP
14 36 (22.64%) Windows
15 33 (20.75%) Release Management
16 30 (18.87%) Front Office
17 27 (16.98%) C#
18 26 (16.35%) MFC
18 26 (16.35%) Finance
19 25 (15.72%) MySQL
19 25 (15.72%) Oracle Database
19 25 (15.72%) Database Tuning
20 24 (15.09%) Derivative
21 23 (14.47%) C
22 22 (13.84%) Java
22 22 (13.84%) .NET
23 21 (13.21%) Low Latency
24 20 (12.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 19 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
26 18 (11.32%) OOP

STL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.63%) MS Office
1 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (8.81%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.66%) Diameter Protocol
1 9 (5.66%) GSM
1 9 (5.66%) LTE
1 9 (5.66%) RANAP
1 9 (5.66%) RTP
1 9 (5.66%) UMTS
1 9 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (4.40%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.89%) Profibus
4 2 (1.26%) CTI
4 2 (1.26%) GPRS
4 2 (1.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (25.16%) OLTP
2 25 (15.72%) MySQL
2 25 (15.72%) Oracle Database
3 16 (10.06%) Relational Database
3 16 (10.06%) SQL Server
4 15 (9.43%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.40%) ObjectStore
6 3 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (7.55%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.92%) Subversion
2 11 (6.92%) Trac
3 7 (4.40%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.26%) GCC
4 2 (1.26%) GDB
4 2 (1.26%) Jasmine
4 2 (1.26%) Moq
5 1 (0.63%) CasperJS
5 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.63%) PhantomJS
5 1 (0.63%) Selenium
5 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (18.87%) Front Office
2 26 (16.35%) Finance
3 12 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.14%) Banking
5 4 (2.52%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 130 (81.76%) Developer
2 117 (73.58%) C++ Developer
3 60 (37.74%) Linux Developer
3 60 (37.74%) Unix Developer
4 56 (35.22%) Oracle Developer
5 36 (22.64%) Software Engineer
6 25 (15.72%) MySQL Developer
7 23 (14.47%) Linux Engineer
7 23 (14.47%) SQL Developer
7 23 (14.47%) Unix Engineer
7 23 (14.47%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 22 (13.84%) C++ Software Engineer
9 16 (10.06%) Front Office Developer
10 12 (7.55%) C++ Software Developer
10 12 (7.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 12 (7.55%) Front Office C++ Developer
10 12 (7.55%) Low Latency C++ Developer
11 11 (6.92%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
11 11 (6.92%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 10 (6.29%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (57.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 26 (16.35%) MFC
3 22 (13.84%) .NET
4 13 (8.18%) ATL
5 8 (5.03%) XML
6 7 (4.40%) Django
6 7 (4.40%) Twisted
6 7 (4.40%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (4.40%) ZeroMQ
7 4 (2.52%) Middleware
8 3 (1.89%) COM
8 3 (1.89%) WCF
9 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.26%) LINQ
9 2 (1.26%) NHibernate
9 2 (1.26%) REST
9 2 (1.26%) SOAP
9 2 (1.26%) Swing
10 1 (0.63%) Qt
10 1 (0.63%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.09%) Derivative
2 20 (12.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (10.06%) Fixed Income
4 13 (8.18%) Management Information System
5 11 (6.92%) Algorithms
6 9 (5.66%) Credit Derivative
6 9 (5.66%) N-Tier
7 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.52%) Equities
9 3 (1.89%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 98 (61.64%) Linux
2 85 (53.46%) Unix
3 36 (22.64%) Windows
4 4 (2.52%) Solaris
5 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (49.69%) Multithreading
2 73 (45.91%) OO
3 72 (45.28%) Software Engineering
4 42 (26.42%) SDLC
5 33 (20.75%) Release Management
6 25 (15.72%) Database Tuning
7 21 (13.21%) Low Latency
8 19 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (11.32%) OOP
10 17 (10.69%) Electronic Trading
11 15 (9.43%) High Availability
12 13 (8.18%) ETRM
12 13 (8.18%) Risk Management
13 12 (7.55%) OOD
14 9 (5.66%) Cross-Platform Development
15 8 (5.03%) UML
16 7 (4.40%) TDD
17 6 (3.77%) Algorithmic Trading
17 6 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
17 6 (3.77%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 156 (98.11%) C++
2 78 (49.06%) SQL
3 56 (35.22%) Perl
4 49 (30.82%) Python
5 27 (16.98%) C#
6 23 (14.47%) C
7 22 (13.84%) Java
8 16 (10.06%) VC++
9 10 (6.29%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.89%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (5.66%) SC Cleared
1 9 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.63%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 82 (51.57%) Oracle
2 14 (8.81%) OpenLink
3 4 (2.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.52%) Solace
4 3 (1.89%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.26%) Siemens